Ace Adventures - DVD Boxset

This  boxset contains two stories featuring the Seventh Doctor and his companion Ace. In 'Dragonfire', the Doctor discovers Ace, a 16-year Earth girl, on Ice World, a trading post on a distant planet containing a treasure guarded by a dragon. 'The Happiness Patrol' finds the Doctor and Ace on Terra Alpha, an Earth colony where people must be happy if they want to live...


Dragonfire

• 3 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with mono audio.

Commentary with actors Sophie Aldred and Edward Peel, director Chris Clough, writer Ian Briggs, script editor Andrew Cartmel and composer Dominic Glynn. Moderated by Mark Ayres.

Fire and Ice (dur. 35’ 05”) – cast and crew look back at the making of Dragonfire. With Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Edward Peel, Chris Clough, Ian Briggs and Andrew Cartmel.

Deleted & Extended Scenes (dur. 9’ 56”) – deleted and extended scenes taken from earlier edits of the show.

The Doctor’s Strange Love (dur. 15’ 40”) - our continuing series looking at the programme through the eyes of the fans who love it. With comedian Josie Long, writers Joe Lidster and Simon Guerrier.

Big Bang Theory (dur. 12’ 32”) – new series special effects supervisor Danny Hargreaves takes a look back at some of classic Doctor Who’s biggest bangs and how the same effects might be achieved today.

Isolated Music – option to view the story with the isolated music soundtrack.



The Happiness Patrol

• 3 x 25 mins approx colour episodes with stereo audio.

Commentary with actress Sophie Aldred, director Chris Clough, writer Graeme Curry, script editor Andrew Cartmel and composer Dominic Glynn. Moderated by Toby Hadoke.

Happiness Will Prevail (dur. 23’ 44”) - cast and crew look back at the making of The Happiness Patrol. With Sophie Aldred, actor David John Pope, Chris Clough, Graeme Curry and Andrew Cartmel.

Deleted & Extended Scenes (dur. 23’ 18”) - deleted and extended scenes taken from earlier edits of the show.

When Worlds Collide (dur. 46’ 03”) – this documentary written by Nicholas Pegg and produced by Ed Stradling explores what happens when Doctor Who enters the world of politics, and examines the morals and ideology of the show’s hero. Presented by BBC political broadcaster Shaun Ley, and featuring producer Barry Letts, script editors Terrance Dicks and Andrew Cartmel, writers Bob Baker, Graeme Curry and Gareth Roberts, and cult media journalist Steve O’Brien.

Isolated Music – option to view the story with the isolated music soundtrack.


• Plus of course the usual PDF materials, Coming Soon trailer, Programme Subtitles, Subtitle Production Notes and Photo Gallery.


 

Copyright Steve Roberts, 15 August 2012. No reproduction allowed without written permission.